March 03, 2015 11:22 PM ET


Company Overview of SNPE S.A.

Company Overview

SNPE S.A., through its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and marketing of explosives and propellants for the defense market worldwide. It provides propellants and propelling charges, including simple and multi base propellants, spherical and reloading powders, and ignition powders; cartridge cases and combustible modular cases for ammunition; mortar horseshoe containers in nitrofilm and combustible felted materials; and modular charges for artillery guns. The company also offers explosive products and solutions comprising insensitive and high performance molecules, and explosive compositions; and MURAT solutions for insensitive munitions, as well as provides EHN, a chemical additive t...

33, rue Joubert

Paris,  75009


1,265 Employees


33 1 48 04 66 66


33 1 42 77 80 82

Key Executives for SNPE S.A.

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Vice President of Finance & Legal and Secretary
Age: 67
Executive Vice President of Strategy & Energetic Materials, Director of Explosives & Propellants, Chairman of Eurenco and Chief Executive Officer of Eurenco
Director of Industrial Explosives, Chairman of Nobel Explosifs France and Chief Executive Officer of Nobel Explosifs France
Director of Fine Chemicals, Chairman of Isochem and Chief Executive Officer of Isochem
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

SNPE S.A. Key Developments

Nexter Is In Talks To Acquire SNPE

Nexter Systems said that it is in talks to acquire SNPE S.A. Nexter added that bringing the state - owned companies together within one entity will rationalize both groups' complementary activities and will reduce their operating expenses. The transaction will allow Nexter to use SNPE's unit Eurenco powder and explosives production, which is essential for its activity.

Nexter Close To Acquisition Of EURENCO

Nexter Systems is close to the acquisition of EURENCO France SA from SNPE S.A. Nexter expects to complete the acquisition by the end of the first half of 2013. Nexter has been looking to acquire EURENCO since 2007. The French government favors the potential transaction.

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